Barndominium with matching carport

Build A Safe, Spacious Dream Home with Absolute Steel

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COVID-19 Made Some Rethink Current Living Spaces When the pandemic struck, some people found themselves forced to quarantine in homes that had never fulfilled them. Even if not quarantined, most people stayed home for more hours than before.  For many, working from home made them more aware of ways their home didn’t meet their needs. Many of us began to …

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Simplify Hunting Season with a New Absolute Steel Texas Metal Building

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In many ways, 2020 will be remembered as the year when all our dependable routines and pleasurable activities were canceled. Sporting events, carnivals, movies, family gatherings – mostly cancelled. Fortunately, there is still one seasonal event that will not be canceled this year: hunting seasons are upon us. Even now, corn feeders and salt licks are being placed in the …

SofTop Shade Canopy Kit

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If you own or operate a carwash you know the importance of providing shade & shelter for the employees and for your customer’s vehicle. And providing that for your outside lounge/waiting areas is appreciated by customers and therefore, should be considered as well. All this is especially true on those hot afternoons when you have the busiest times. To get …

5 Reasons to Build With Steel

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It’s a new year, and with a new year comes new plans for home and property renovations. You may be thinking of adding a new building or two to your property. Or you maybe thinking of making an addition on your home. Whatever the project, one of the big decisions you’ll have to make as you move forward is your …

Home Sweet Barndominium: 7 Design Ideas for Making a Barn Your Home

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The term “barndominium” might be new to homeowners, but it’s a concept that is quickly catching on. A barndominium is a barn (or better said, a work space) transformed from its traditional use to a livable spot. As with any structure on your property, you can make your barndominium as simple or as elaborate as you wish. If you’re starting …

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Barndominums : Think Outside the Box

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Texas has given the world some pretty great things, and we’re not just talking about the boots and Whataburger. One of our favorite things from Texas are barndominiums, increasingly creeping into American architectural prominence over the last few years. But one reason people keep raising their eyebrows at barndominiums is because their designers really think outside the box for how …

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From the Ground Up: Tips for Building Your Own Garage

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From protecting your vehicle to storing belongings, garages can add a lot of value to your home. In fact, surveys show that 85 percent of buyers prefer properties with garages. Beyond adding to property value, garages provide useful spaces for home workshops, storing holiday decorations, and sheltering your car from the elements. If you’re interested in adding a garage to …

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Texas Barndominiums History : The Many Lives of the Barndominium

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Texas barndominiums have been in use for a long time,and have a rich history. For smaller farms out in rugged country, people once housed their livestock on the ground level of their barn. They then created their home on the second floor. It was done for affordability, convenience, and even for heating reasons. These earlier agricultural families have largely influenced …

Barndominium 101

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In season three of HGTV’s popular series “Fixer-Upper,” one home blew the barn doors off – literally. The “barndominium” was the talk of the season when the owners elected to convert a barn into a stunning five-bedroom family home with the help of Waco designers Magnolia Homes.Since then, people have had their eyes opened to all the potential that comes …

Benefits of Metal Buildings in a Flood

The Value of Metal Buildings in Flood Areas

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Following World War II, the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki literally needed to be rebuilt from the ground up, and the numerous residences of those two cities would have required the growth of 150 years worth of timber for reconstruction. With the obvious impracticality of this situation, Japanese builders turned to metal frame houses as an alternative, and quickly …